Pacific Community, ILO Partnership To Improve Labor Statistics In Pacific

ILO to suport SPC's effort to improve data analysis; labor force surveys

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Oct. 10, 2017) – The International Labour Organisation and the Pacific Community have signed a memorandum of understanding to improve Pacific labour market information systems and labour statistics.

Signed in Suva, the memorandum aims for improved data analysis to feed into development policies and to strengthen the capacity of Pacific Island countries to conduct labour force surveys.

The ILO said it aims to provide relevant, timely and reliable data by assisting member states to improve collation of their labour statistics.

The Pacific Community, or SPC, said it was taking steps through its Statistics for Development Division, to strengthen the production and use of quality statistics for evidence-based policy formulation across in the Pacific.

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